Definition of undercook
: to cook insufficiently or less than thoroughly The kitchen badly undercooked a nicely conceived plate of grilled petrale sole fillets surrounded by potatoes and zucchini. — Harvey Steiman
undercookedplay \ˌən-dər-ˈku̇kt\ adjective a serving of undercooked chicken
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Cook on low heat for 8 hours or medium heat for 6 hours (my slow cooker tends to cook faster than some; do not undercook).
But half the time, the burgers come out seriously undercooked.
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